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Chinatown koi evacuation begins as otter rampage claims 10th fatality
Vancouver Sun ^ | 11/25/2018 | STEPHANIE IP

Posted on 11/26/2018 12:02:42 PM PST by Gamecock

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To: Gamecock

No mention of how much taxpayer money is being blown on this Canuck critter comedy?


21 posted on 11/26/2018 12:35:17 PM PST by fruser1
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To: Gamecock
So far, only one fish has been moved to the Vancouver Aquarium for safekeeping; koi are also difficult to capture so it remains unclear how long the evacuation will take though crews are working to relocate the remaining three fish. The one relocated koi took “several hours” to capture on Saturday, due to poor visibility in the water.

Sigh/facepalm...partially drain the pond.

22 posted on 11/26/2018 12:45:19 PM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: Gamecock
Madonna, a 50-plus-year-old koi who had been at the park for the past 20 years

Haven't seen any new music from her lately, wondered where she was...

...but I don't really give a carp.

23 posted on 11/26/2018 12:45:20 PM PST by wbill
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Tim Matheson had no comment.


24 posted on 11/26/2018 12:49:55 PM PST by wbill
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To: Gamecock

Otter: ‘De-rish-us’


25 posted on 11/26/2018 1:01:37 PM PST by major_gaff (University of Parris Island, Class of '84)
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To: Gamecock
koi are also difficult to capture

apparently not for otters

26 posted on 11/26/2018 1:02:26 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Gamecock

The last time I visited a koi pond was at the Bok Tower & Gardens outside Orlando, and the fish practically jumped out of the water to be fed.


27 posted on 11/26/2018 1:06:20 PM PST by mac_truck (aide toi et dieu t'aidera)
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To: Gamecock

Otters are native. Koi are not. Maybe he’s just dealing with illegal immigrants the only way he know how.


28 posted on 11/26/2018 1:17:08 PM PST by Oscar in Batangas (12:01 PM 1/20/2017...The end of an error.)
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To: Red Badger

Without the rice.

It’s more like sashimi


29 posted on 11/26/2018 1:18:26 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: Gamecock

“Otter Rampage”

And another band name is born.


30 posted on 11/26/2018 1:25:04 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Gamecock

“Prancing off unscathed”

Probably swam up from San Francisco.


31 posted on 11/26/2018 1:28:18 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Gamecock

Isn’t this the place that gives free needles to the junkies?

And they can’t find it in their hearts to give some free goldfish to a poor otter?

Filthy, stinking otter-haters.


32 posted on 11/26/2018 1:31:19 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Gamecock

Leave them, feed the otter!!!


33 posted on 11/26/2018 1:35:00 PM PST by Reno89519 (No Amnesty! No Catch-and-Release! Just Say No to All Illegal Aliens! Arrest & Deport!y)
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34 posted on 11/26/2018 1:37:20 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Gamecock

KOI = Legal citizen
OTTER = ILLEGAL immigrant


35 posted on 11/26/2018 1:38:06 PM PST by litehaus (A memory toooo long.............)
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To: Gamecock

Catching Koi for an otter isn’t hard unless the otter catches it with chopsticks.


36 posted on 11/26/2018 1:43:15 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: Gamecock

“...koi are also difficult to capture...”

Not if you drop a 110v wire into the pond, to shock them into floating to the surface. they’re real easy to net, then.


37 posted on 11/26/2018 1:47:00 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: mac_truck

Koi do jump.


38 posted on 11/26/2018 1:49:27 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Gamecock; Ezekiel
Sushi


39 posted on 11/26/2018 1:54:52 PM PST by Daffynition (Rudy: What are you up to today? :))
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To: Gamecock

But it’s the “Circle of Life”.


40 posted on 11/26/2018 1:55:40 PM PST by Kozak (DIVERSITY+PROXIMITY=CONFLICT)
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